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Old 20th May 2009, 17:10
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obviously ispconfig 2 since nobody seems to be able to answer questions on how to use ispconfig 3...
Till and I are only humans, and our days only have 24 hours. We're writing ISPConfig for free, we've answered thousands of questions for free in this forum, and we've written hundreds of tutorials for free. And we still got a life. I guess there are not that many people who have contributed that big to the open-source community. I'm sometimes missing some gratitude in this forum which is quite frustrating. Lots of people like to take, but only few try to give something back.
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Old 20th May 2009, 18:05
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Thanks to you an Till for doing that great tool.
Again, I wrote that out of frustration, sorry.

If you look here http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35169
you'll see that I am trying to give something back, but there are 40 views and no reply.

I'll put something together at the end - probably I'll do it alone, as it seems - summarizing my steps to setup ISPConfig until having sites up and running.

You probably know that, but not having some basic docs explaining noobs what to do, damages your project.
Since I can't program well enough (for example for getting a cron interface up), I'll help with a how-to.
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Old 20th May 2009, 18:16
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and honestly, I also cannot understand why only you and Till seem to give useful answers on this forum, with a few exceptions.

ISPConfig is such a great tool, it makes me sick to see so many threads collecting viewcount over viewcount but remaining without reply from other forum members.

What are all the ppl doing?
Aren't they using the tool too and know the answers?

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Old 21st May 2009, 00:14
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Falko and Till feedbacks/comments are the only reason I like ISPconfig so much. I used it (ispconfig2-before and ispconfig 3-now) till this day for my websites and hosting needs. Anyways, there are so much information on this forum that you are bound to find a solution or a guide to the right direction on finding it.

I was using ISPconfig 2 for over a year and really liked it, but was lacking on things I really need. It's still a great system and I feel it leaned more toward domain hosters and resellers. I didn't have any use for that since I was the only admin for all my domains.

When ISPconfig 3 came along, I switched in a heartbeat. It had virtual email user capabilities (my favorite feature), replication, more database driven and less of the reseller stuff (forms). Monitoring emails and system from the UI is great! I use Fedora 10 myself and the guide by Falko was on the dot.
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Old 21st May 2009, 01:00
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Yes, Till and Falko do a great job.

I wonder that so few people participate in the forum to support the product.

When I was using plesk, there were dozens of new messages every day and many people helped out each other, user to user, for free!
Then the sw-forums became parallels forums, the price of the licenses was multiplied by 10 and everything went tits up.

Maybe the ISPConfig forums will pickup that speed after a big hoster will include ISPC in their standard offers.


BTW, I think I saw your username in the discussions about the AXFR problem in MyDNS-NG.
How did you solve it?
I have the same problem:
http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35239

But can't solve it.

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Old 21st May 2009, 04:57
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My particular issue was because of a bug in mydns.

http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/sho...265#post188265
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Old 21st May 2009, 08:36
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Yes, I got the same issue, how did you solve it?
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Old 21st May 2009, 20:19
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look at comment #14 in:

http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/sho...t=32145&page=2
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Old 21st May 2009, 20:51
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I think that I am running mydns-ng

how can I check if I really run mydns-ng and not the old version?
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Old 21st May 2009, 22:46
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Back to the original topic. I was using ISPConfig 2 before but after having to reinstall the OS I switched to ISPConfig 3. So far I like it much better than 2, more straightforward, less convoluted in file paths etc.
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